There are many ‘drop zones’ in the United States. Skydiving is an exhilarating experience which won’t be easily forgotten. Make sure that your leap is paired with a breathtaking view.
Here are four skydiving spots, with unique views, that will leave you pleading for more.
Floating above the Keys, Florida.
Experience the thrill of falling at 120mph, as well as the tranquility after you parachute has opened and you’re floating over coral reefs. Skydiving with Skydive Key West will provide you with spectacular views of the ocean. You’ll see all the middle keys and the Seven-Mile Bridge, and you may even spot some dolphins and tropical birds if you’re fortunate.
Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
How about a one-minute free fall, from 13,500 ft, over the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. After that enjoy a gentle five-minute canopy ride down to the ground, with a bird’s eye view of the Manhattan skyline. Skydiving at any time from September through to December will saturate your vision with the richness of autumnal foliage. At other times of the year your view of the land will be lush greens.
Tandem Monterey Bay skydive, California.
Skydive Monterey Bay is known for the “world’s highest tandem jumps” offering an 18,000 ft drop, with a freefall of 90 seconds, perfect for any adrenaline Junkie. You can also choose to do the 15,000 ft freefall, which lasts 70 seconds. This skydiving experience includes proper ground training and you’ll take the plunge with an accomplished instructor. You’ll get stunning views of Santa Cruz and Monterey beaches.
Zion Park, Utah.
Skydive Zion This skydiving experience offers stunning views of Zion National Park in Utah. You’ll see steep red cliffs, forest trails, and an aerial view of the canyons as you fly thousands of feet above the ground. Modern equipment, an excellent record of safety, personal training and great weather, make this jump a must-do.